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Class of 2018 Senior Superlatives

Class of 2018 Senior Superlatives

July 1, 2018


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The Class of 2018 Superlatives

Sophomore semi: an “under the stars” success

Sophomore semi: an “under the stars” success

by David Viggiano, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018


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Weeks of hard work by the class of 2020 certainly paid off with plenty of positive feedback on June 1, at the sophomore semi-formal dance. The annual event took place in the courtyard from 7 p.m.  to 10 p.m., with an “under the stars” theme, and hosted over 130 students accompanied by nine f...

The Alliance rises for pride

The Alliance rises for pride

by Kate Casey, Managing Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Alliance is hosting an LGBT Pride Flag Raising Ceremony on June 1 at the Hamilton Circle. The event is taking place during fourth period at 9 a.m. Students who wish to be excused from class to attend the ceremony must sign up on this Google Forms. Alliance council member, Lewis Friedentha...

Cough Cough: The flu’s effect on Glen Rock and the tri-state area

Cough Cough: The flu’s effect on Glen Rock and the tri-state area

by Madelyn Willoughby, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Student Life

While the rest of her peers were at school, Mary Andreou sat alone on her couch surrounded by tissues and medicine. The glass coffee table was pulled close to the brown couch so she would not have to stand each time she needed something. Andreou applied Vicks to her head to soothe her headaches, battli...

Forty fourth Coffeehouse strengthens school tradition

Forty fourth Coffeehouse strengthens school tradition

by Caroline Geoghegan, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Photo Slideshows, Student Life

Something has changed in the cafeteria. The usual blinding lights are now dimmed. Tables have been folded up and put away, with rows of chairs being placed to face an arrangement of stools, each paired with a microphone. A piano keyboard rests nearby. Three seniors rush up to smile, tell a few j...

Glen Rock students weigh in on the national gun-control walkouts

Glen Rock students weigh in on the national gun-control walkouts

by Chloe Siohan

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Students across the nation have been walking out of schools in protest for stricter gun laws, with two nationwide walkouts scheduled in March and April. As these dates loom, the question remains: will you walk out for gun-control? After the mass shooting almost a month ago at Marjory HS in Parkland,...

Fighting for feminism

Fighting for feminism

by Tara Lagattuta, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Feminism has been illustrated negatively and portrayed as angry women yelling at men for equal rights. However, sophomore Abby Stern created the Girl Up club this year to raise awareness and support for feminism. Stern says she was instilled with feminist morals ever since she was young because of...

Anxiety has no zip code

Anxiety has no zip code

by Chloe Siohan, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


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*Names have been changed to protect identities The realities of teens in Paterson may seem like a world away from those of teens in Glen Rock, but they are more similar than one may think. When people think of Glen Rock, they generally think of a town filled with wealthy, affluent, and advantag...

I am not fragile: The story of Julienne Sorota

I am not fragile: The story of Julienne Sorota

by Kobie Tsiang, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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Walk into a warm studio. Feel the eyes of your artistic director watch and analyze your every move. Do thousands of pirouettes, grande Jetés, and arabesques. Do them until  dizzy, until your feet swell and cry for mercy. Do them again. Combine all these things, and you have entered into the life of ...

Urban to suburban: the “gawd” from Queens

by Kate Casey, Managing Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Showcase, Student Life

Every morning, Elijah Fernandez woke up and had to make a choice-- he could go to school where the only individual attention he would receive was unwarranted pushes, punches, and shoves from classmates; or he could hide away in a friend’s house until the school bell at Franklin K. Lane High School...

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